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5 things you need to know from this week, plus 1 you don’t.

Nov. 21, 2018 – President Trump and Chief Justice John Roberts had a disagreement over the partisanship of federal judges. In a tweet on Tuesday, Trump called a judge in California an “Obama judge.” Roberts released a statement saying that there is no such thing because the judiciary is not a political body, but an independent branch of government. Trump wasn’t so convinced…

Nov. 22, 2018 – Several states had record low temperatures on Thanksgiving Day. Due to a powerful cold front, this week was colder than usual for much of the New England and Mid-Atlantic regions. Are you from the south? Click here to read about actual cold weather.

Nov. 23, 2018 – A shooter at an Alabama mall injured two people before being shot by police. The shooting happened during the mall’s Black Friday sales. One of the injured was a 12-year-old girl. Here’s the Washington Post’s coverage of the shooting.

Nov. 23, 2018 – Firefighters still have not been able to fully contain California’s wildfires. With 87 known victims, the fire burning in the Paradise City area is the deadliest in the state’s history.  The number of casualties is expected to grow because there are still several hundred people missing. Click here for a more detailed article on the fires.

Nov. 24, 2018 – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released a report on Friday that claims the effects of climate change will cost the US billions of dollars. NOAA is expecting an increased number of natural disasters in the coming years, which could have a negative impact on the US economy. More info can be found here.

BonusThanksgiving tradition at its finest…

Julie Taylor is a contributor to the Daily Runner.